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New York City: On Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 05/21/20

The Paschal divine services continue at the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. On May 17, the 5th Sunday of Holy Pascha, of the Samaritan Woman, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy


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New York City: Kursk Root Icon performs Aerial Procession around New York Metropolitan Area - 05/15/20

On Wednesday, May 13, the feast of Mid-Pentecost, in response to requests by many Orthodox Christians Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan served a moleben and akathist to the Most Holy Theotokos, and then performed an aerial procession with the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God around Manhattan and the New York Metropolitan Area, including the counties of Long Island.


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New York City: Archbishop Gabriel, Bishop Nicholas lead Divine Services in Synodal Cathedral - 05/11/20

Special services ‒ being conducted in the absence of parishioners ‒ continue at the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City. Meanwhile, all those who wish to follow along and pray can do so by watching the livestream online.


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Brooklyn NY: Bishop Nicholas leads Patronal Feast of Holy Myrrhbearers Church - 05/10/20

On May 3, the Third Sunday of Holy Pascha, of the Myrrh-bearing Women, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Myrrhbearers Church in Brooklyn, NY, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy in honor of the parish’s patronal feast.


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Epistle of His Holiness, Patriarch Kyrill, on 3rd Sunday of Pascha, of the Myrrh-bearing Women - 05/07/20

Epistle of His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All, Russia on the 3rd Sunday of Pascha, the Myrrh-bearing Women, to the clergy and faithful of the Russian Orthodox Church:


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New York City: On Sunday of Holy Myrrh-bearing Women, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 05/05/20

On May 3, the Sunday of the Holy Myrrh-bearing Women, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City


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Wayne, NJ: Cupola erected atop Future St. Michael Church - 05/01/20

On Wednesday, April 29, the clergy and parishioners of St. Michael Church in Wayne, NJ marked another milestone as they work to construct a new temple. Parish rector Archpriest George Zelenin blessed the new cupola and cross before a crane placed them atop of the future church.


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New York City: First Hierarch of Russian Church Abroad sends Condolences to Metropolitan Herman of Kursk & Rylsk on Death of Bishop Benjamin of Zheleznogorsk & Lgov - 04/29/20

Having heard of the death of His Grace, Bishop Benjamin, I hasten on the radiant days of Holy Pascha, which bolster our hope for eternal life, to express my condolences personally, along with those of the archpastors, brethren, and parishioners of the Russian Church Abroad.


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New York City: Passion Week Divine Services, Paschal Liturgy served in Synodal Cathedral - 04/24/20

Throughout Passion Week and up to the radiant feast of Christ’s Resurrection (Pascha), divine services were held in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, and owing to the current crisis situation were broadcast to the faithful via live-stream.


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New York: Metropolitan Hilarion sends Condolences on Repose of Archpriest Alexander Ageykin - 04/23/20

I learned of the death of Archpriest Alexander Ageykin with heartfelt pain, for he was a faithful son and servant of the Church of Christ, and I hasten to express the condolences of the hierarchy, clergy, and flock of the Russian Church Abroad


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New York City: Metropolitan Laurus Synodal School of Liturgical Music switches to Online Lessons
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Jordanville, NY: Holy Trinity Monastery to Host 2nd International Nicholas II Conference
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In Memoriam: Archpriest Gleb Wleskoff (+2014) - 05/12/20

On Tuesday, April 28, the Day of Rejoicing ("Radonitsa"), Archpriest George Zelenin visited many graves in the cemetery at Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY, to serve panihidas. Here we share his reflection upon visiting Father Gleb’s gravesite.


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Ancient Faith Radio interviews Protodeacon Paul Drozdowski - 05/07/20

A lifelong artist, Fr. Paul formally studied drawing, painting, printmaking, and design at Tyler School of Art, Temple University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts. Subsequently, he spent a year-and-a-half studying at Holy Trinity Theological Seminary in Jordanville, NY.


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Archpriest Andrei Sommer: "On September 11, the Enemy was Apparent, Now We Fear the Unknown" - 05/06/20

Archpriest Andrei Sommer, dean of the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign (New York City) of the Russian Church Abroad was a few miles away from the Twin Towers that were destroyed in a terror attack on September 11, 2001. Some 19 years later, he is in the epicenter of another tragedy ‒ the coronavirus pandemic, which hit New York City worse than other American cities.


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Archpriest Serafim Gan: "Today, No One is Forcing Us to Renounce Our Faith" - 05/02/20

In his exclusive interview with the RIA Novosti Russian news agency, Archpriest Serafim Gan, Chancellor of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and rector of St. Seraphim of Sarov Memorial Church in Sea Cliff, NY, spoke about the celebration of Pascha in ROCOR parishes


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